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1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4838
+1 202-370-3696
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (4 reviews)
“eggplant” (7 reviews)
“barramundi” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Georgian, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4838
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The prospect of live-fire cooking and the regional cooking represented on the menu were the two draws that made Maydan a must-visit for me in DC. We were seated directly next to the fire, which would be ideal during the winter but was tolerable on...More

Thank wanderingmarmot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a fan of Compass Rose since its opening, I finally made it to Maydan to give it a try. Another Rose P. success and another feather in DC’s culinary hat! I sat at the bar where I had great service and drinks. (People watching...More

Thank JAG2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my recent trip to DC I wanted to try this restaurant after reading the raving reviews (and being a bit skeptical about them). Tried to make a reservation, but everything was booked and I decided just to show up. The place was totally packed...More

Thank edge46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent cuisine and service! Food flavors are extraordinary.... using dynamically paired seasonings. Make sure you try something from each section of the menu. Take full advantage of the fire!, Beautiful setting and staff is very friendly and accommodating. It’s worth the efforts for reservations. Bar...More

Thank twerner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently went to a birthday dinner with about 16 people - the menu was set to include a sampling of the menu, and almost all were uniquely delicious - from lamb to seafood to veggies to dessert with fresh apricots. The atmosphere was crackling like...More

Thank traveldreams06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As you enter the room you are greeted with a massive fire on which the food is cooked. You are advised to order quite a lot of different dishes .they are all delicious. By the end you will definitely be fulled to the brim

1  Thank emma7353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our dinner at Maydan. Though relatively expensive, it was like having dinner and seeing a show. Going to Maydan is really a unique dining experience. And it’s a lot of fun. Reservations are extremely difficult to come by, so we dropped by the...More

2  Thank antiques223
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Food and service outstanding. Highly recommend beet bourani, hummus, eggplant,haloumi cheese. We (4 adults) shared the whole chicken which was delicious. My but. Very noisy and hard to chat. No Tito’s vodka. My cocktail was good but not really what I ordered And while the...More

Thank Helane G
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Food is sooo goood. Reminds me of Ya Hala, in Hyde Park in London, only tthis location even though located down a mini alley on Florida Ave in DC, is more upscale. With my myriad of food allergies, I was able to sample more than...More

Thank valdaross
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had the most amazing meal at Maydan tonight. My daughter and her friend just returned from 7 weeks studying Arabic in Jordan and were craving middle eastern food. We did some research, learned about Maydan, and decided to try to get a table as...More

3  Thank cojen
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4838
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-370-3696
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Inspired by the flavors of forgotten and forbidden lands, ancient east-west trade routes and cooking techniques, we're excited to reframe Old World stories and methods for a new, hungry, and inquisitive audience. For us, a maydan is the genesis of human connection. It's an Arabic word but is used throughout the Old World, from India to northern Africa.
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